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Nate Parham

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Nate Parham is a long time NBA fan whose newfound interest in women's basketball led him to managing SBN's Swish Appeal, which covers the WNBA and women's college basketball around the nation. In addition to contributing to Swish Appeal and Golden State of Mind, he has been a women's basketball contributor for the Capital One Cup and espnW.

Nate has covered the WNBA's Seattle Storm as well as the Seattle University Redhawks and Washington Huskies men's and women's basketball teams. Since returning to the Bay Area, he has wandered around covering things from NBA summer league to Pac-12 and WCC women's basketball.

As a Bay Area native, he is unfortunately cursed with a love for the Golden State Warriors, which is only partially offset by the resurgence of the San Francisco 49ers.

Twitter: @NateP_SBN

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Golden State Warriors
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NCAAF Michigan Wolverines
  • NCAAB Washington Huskies
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • General Seattle Storm
User Blog

Seattle Storm win #1 pick in 2015 WNBA Draft

The WNBA held its draft lottery tonight and the Seattle Storm have claimed the first pick of the draft.

Full 2014 WNBA Playoff predictions on Bright Side podcast

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Kris Habbas and I discussed our full 2014 WNBA Playoffs predictions as one (extremely long) part of the Bright Side of the Sun podcast last night.

Lynx vs. Stars series predictions: Too much Lynx

While the Minnesota Lynx are looking to defend their championship, the San Antonio Stars look to keep Becky Hammon's career going by advancing to the Western Conference Finals.

Fever vs. Mystics series predictions: Advantage, Fever

The Indiana Fever and Washington Mystics series will feature two of the league's best coaches and one of the best defensive players in the league against one of the best defensive units.

Maya Moore's MVP season

Maya Moore won the 2014 WNBA MVP award, getting well-deserved recognition as the league's most dominant scorer.

How do the 2014 Lynx compare to past Lynx teams?

The defending champion Minnesota Lynx begin their journey for a third title in four years in the first round of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs today.

WNBA Playoff preview: Stars living by the three

The San Antonio Stars enter the 2014 WNBA Playoffs as the third seed in the Western Conference on the strength of a balanced and beautiful brand of basketball.

2015 WNBA Draft lottery odds

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The annual WNBA Draft Lottery will air on ESPN2 during halftime of Thursday's game between the Washington Mystics and Indiana Fever (tip-off at 7p.m., halftime approx. 8 p.m. EST). The Seattle Storm and Tulsa Shock are tied for the greatest odds with 359 chances out of 1000. Link above to WNBA.com article with odds and the remaining draft order.

Maya Moore on Mo'Ne Davis: "...dream, but work..."

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John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant has been tweeting out comments from UConn women's basketball greats about Little League phenom Mo'Ne Davis, who apparently wants to play point guard for Geno Auriemma and eventually head to the WNBA. Check out Altavilla's full article for more on the issue.

Swish Appeal awards: Newcomer, Comeback Player

Recognizing players for a few additional accomplishments that aren't normally acknowledged by the league.

2014 WNBA Playoffs first round schedule

The 2014 WNBA Playoffs are here and begin on Thursday at 7 p.m. EST.

Swish Appeal's 2014 WNBA awards picks

With the 2014 WNBA regular season over, our staff and a couple of other writers from the SB Nation network make their final selections for 2014 awards with only one consensus choice.

Open thread: USA vs. Brazil on ESPN

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Warriors stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are back in action tonight as Team USA faces Brazil.

The case for Odyssey Sims as Rookie of the Year

Today we look at the top statistical performers rookies in the 2014 WNBA rookie class beginning with a question: what's the argument for Odyssey Sims to win the 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year award?

Open thread: What will the state of GSW be in 2015?

Tomorrow the SB Nation-NBA network will be holding its first theme day of the 2014 NBA offseason by discussing where each team will be a year from now. We begin by asking you: where will the Golden...

Who are the WNBA's top five point guards?

With the season winding down, we take a look at the top point guards in the WNBA during the 2014 season and, specifically, Diana Taurasi's historic season.

2014 WNBA point guard statistics

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Statistics for the WNBA's top point guards as of 8/5/14 (plus/minus number as of 8/11/14).

How the Storm came back to beat the Shock

In a game with playoff hopes at stake for both teams, the veteran Seattle Storm's overwhelmed the young Tulsa Shock to get a big 74-68 win that keeps the Western Conference playoffs complicated.

Video: HoF tribute to Sarunas Marciulionis

Although Sarunas Marciulionis was enshrined as a trail blazer and stereotype-busting international basketball player, Warriors fans will remember him fondly for his role as a fearless sixth man...

Poll: Will the Warriors regret losing out on Love?

Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group "can’t justify passing up the opportunity for having two of the best 15 players in the NBA on your team", but it's time to start moving on if you haven't...

Skylar Diggins' dramatic second-year improvement

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Skylar Diggins is hands down the Most Improved Player in the WNBA this season, but exactly how much has she improved and how impressive is that?

Q&A with Draymond Green from Dime Magazine

Kris Habbas of Bright Side of the Sun did a Q&A with Draymond Green for Dime Magazine and shared some of his quotes with Golden State of Mind.

Becky Hammon & the NBA's coaching revolution

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The San Antonio Spurs hire of Becky Hammon is historic on its own, but the timing of the hire might hold promise for more women following in her footsteps sooner rather than later.

The Daily Swish: Hammon's job, The Schimmel Effect

Becky Hammon made big news on the San Antonio Stars' off day while the league's young stars shined on the court.

Video: Augustus' game-winner against Fever

The Minnesota Lynx came back from 15 points down in the first half to beat the Indiana Fever 66-64 for their league-high 10th consecutive win.

Ros Gold-Onwude replaces Ric Bucher at CSN BA

Pac-12 Networks profiled Ros Gold-Onwude's path from Stanford women's basketball star to pro basketball commentator in a video this past March.

CSN Bay Area hires Ros Gold-Onwude as Golden State Warriors sideline reporter

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Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News has reported that Stanford alum Ros Gold-Onwude has been hired by Comcast SportsNet Bay Area as the sideline reporter for Golden State Warriors games. Gold-Onwude has previous pro basketball broadcast experience as color commentator for both New York Liberty games and the NBA D-League's Santa Cruz Warriors (Golden State's affiliate).

Video: Coach Nick breaks down Kerr's offense

Coach Nick of BBallBreakdown breaks down the offense Steve Kerr unveiled at the Summer League - a nice mix of Triangle offense and Motion Weak that the Spurs run.

The Daily Swish: The weekend that was

A fresh batch of links from the weekend including WNBA scores, some interesting features stories from around the nation, and some thought-provoking material about the role of women in sports.

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